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Once the kid's in bed and parent duty is complete, Maddie and Jaime finally sit down over a glass of wine to discuss the news, social media, and other pop culture shitshows! All from the perspective of tired parents trying to find a few minutes to spare at the end of the week.

Once the kid's in bed and parent duty is complete, Maddie and Jaime finally sit down over a glass of wine to discuss the news, social media, and other pop culture shitshows! All from the perspective of tired parents trying to find a few minutes to spare at the end of the week.
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Once the kid's in bed and parent duty is complete, Maddie and Jaime finally sit down over a glass of wine to discuss the news, social media, and other pop culture shitshows! All from the perspective of tired parents trying to find a few minutes to spare at the end of the week.

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English

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307 228 4353


Episodes

OKA16 - Tiny Houses on Amazon, Knock Down the House

5/22/2019
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Hello folks! Life got in the way for us last week and we just weren't able to share our podcast until today, so this week gets two episodes! On Episode 16, we discuss the big news that Amazon is selling tiny homes now and we wonder if this is the future of the beginning of the end. Also, we veer into transhumanism a bit, as well as the failed dreams of a generation... You know, light stuff. We also review the Netlix doc Knock Down the House, a riveting look at some of the underdogs of the...

Duration:00:37:25

OKA15 - Teresa's Top 5 Films, Drinks and Disarray with Special Guests

5/8/2019
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A milestone episode! On this one, we are joined by not one, but three guests! Friends of the pod Teresa and Brad came over for dinner and discuss Teresa's Top 5 Films! Catty G joins us from the living room couch and a laid back conversation ensues about movies and what we liked to watch growing up. This has been the most effortless OKA episode to date. Thanks for stopping by, friends! PS, Jaime formally issues an apology for using B-Rad as Brad's podcasting name. That was not cool. Find...

Duration:00:51:14

OKA14 - Get Smart, Civility in Iowa, Throwback to Coachella

5/1/2019
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On this one, we wanted to toast to something lighthearted in light of recent tragedies around the world: Let's have a laugh with Get Smart, with the great Steve Carell doing what he does best. Then we cover a little moment of civility in Iowa thanks to Andy Mckean. Finally, we get to reminisce about what Coachella used to be versus the behemoth it has turned into today. Let's tink our glasses! J&M Find out more on the Our Kid's Asleep website.

Duration:01:07:41

OKA13 - Ryan's Toy Review, It's Mueller Time II, Beyonce on Netflix

4/24/2019
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Let's see if we're gonna tink glasses to these topics: Ryan's Toy Review: a celebration of consumerism. Does everyone want to become a youtuber? The Mueller Report Released! First reactions about the madness of Barr's press conference, little facts we learned, and what's coming next. Beyonce slaying on Netflix with her Coachella concert doc. Need we say more? Thanks for stopping by, -J&M Find out more on the Our Kid's Asleep website.

Duration:00:54:59

OKA12 - Capturing the Unicorn, Schitt's Creek, That Acoustic 90s Playlist on Spotify

4/17/2019
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Welcome to Our Kid's Asleep! 3 Things to possibly toast to: Capturing the Unicorn. Richard Preston's account of "The Unicorn Tapestries" and the incredible story of how the Pi brothers came to save the day! Read Richard Preston's work at the New Yorker. Schitt's Creek. The delightful show from the Eugene Levys make for a good time on Netflix. Our take on it and the joy of watching rich people be poor for once. Thank you for this one, Canada. That Acoustic 90s Playlist on Spotify. Listen...

Duration:00:45:25

OKA11 - Mad About Bridges, Touchy Biden, Great Book Finds and PEN15

4/10/2019
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Here we go! Maddie and I find ourselves enraged at the complete lack of investment in our country's infrastructure. Specifically, neglected bridges are the cause of our ire on this one. Shortly thereafter, we grapple with Joe Biden's incessant need to be touchy-feely. We get it, Guy. Cool it. A little shoutout to our local library for putting on a great book sale! And lastly, friend of the show Catty G joins us to discuss the hilarity and awkwardness of the new Hulu series PEN15. And of...

Duration:00:42:59

OKA10 - Billie Eilish Album, Single Men Troubles, Into the Spiderverse

4/3/2019
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Welcome to the show where we talk about three things and decide on toasting our wine glasses to it or not. "Tinks" all around! On this go round we chat about the new Billie Eilish Album, and the feeling you get when you find some new tunes that resonate with you. Thanks to this headline we found on Twitter from The Washington Post, now we have to talk about how single men in America are not having sex as much as they used to be. And lastly, strange when a movie actually surprises you...

Duration:01:04:46

OKA9 - Positive Stories vs Nonstop Breaking News, Mueller Time, Asteroid Fever of 98

3/27/2019
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This week, on our way to talk about some FBI report, Maddie and J wonder why the hell we don't get enough positive stories to counter the alarmist news reporting these days. Finding Positive Stories vs Nonstop Breaking News It's Mueller Time! Mueller finally turned the report in, and this was our immediate reaction... And of course, we begin a healthy discussion on the great Asteroid Fever of 1998, which marked the great blockbuster duel between Armageddon and Deep Impact. This won't be...

Duration:00:42:33

OKA8 - Documentary Now!, My Favorite Murder, Beto Runs, The Day After Tomorrow

3/20/2019
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How did we go without Documentary Now!?? Maddie discovers My Favorite Murder podcast. Beto decides to run right into a congested landscape of political exhaustion. We also cover The Day After Tomorrow, and start thinking about more disaster films, which will play a role in the coming episodes too! Find out more on the Our Kid's Asleep website.

Duration:00:50:33

OKA7 - Go find your Baklava, Old Man signs Bibles, MI2 Action Movie Extravaganza!

3/13/2019
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On Episode 7, J & Maddie remind themselves to leave the house, get out of their comfort zones and try new things. We also cover President Orange Julius signing Bibles, and the complexity of the president as a messiah figure, as well as Mission Impossible 2 and the joy that entire movie series has brought us! Find out more on the Our Kid's Asleep website.

Duration:00:57:33

OKA6 - The Flu, Black Panther, Dental Care

3/6/2019
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We're still recovering from the flu, so this will be a fairly quick one. We discuss The Flu, the Marvel film Black Panther, and the perks of dental hygiene. Also WE FINALLT HAVE A THEME SHOW! Find out more on the Our Kid's Asleep website.

Duration:00:37:46

OKA5 - Ted Bundy, Toxic Men, Balto, Bernie Runs Again!

2/25/2019
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Thanks to sparkling wine, we get talking about the Netflix doc "The Ted Bundy Tapes" as well as toxic men in the spotlight, the animated masterpiece Balto, and the great news that Bernie Sanders is running again! Lots to cover on this one, welcome to our living room! Find out more on the Our Kid's Asleep website.

Duration:01:21:56

OKA4 - Catty G Talks Tik Tok / Tidying Up on Netflix

2/21/2019
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This time around, we welcome to the living room friend of the show and expert on internet things, Catty G: Twitch Streamer extraordinaire. We discuss an app we didn't know existed called Tik Tok, and Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. That theme song is coming soon. Check out Catty G on twitch.tv/cattyg and Twitter @CattyGFGC

Duration:01:11:10

OKA3 - Christina P and standup comedy, stupidity at gas stations, The Great British Baking Show

2/13/2019
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This time around, we talk about our quick trip to Denver to see Christina P at Comedy Works, as well as the balancing act of being a standup comedian in this day and age. We also cover the insanity of gassing up one's car with the engine on. Lastly, we highlight some of our favorite things about The Great British Baking Show. We still have to get going on that theme song.

Duration:00:45:36

OKA2 - Madd's 30 Day Yoga Challenge, Andy King Memes, New shout-out line for your messages!

2/7/2019
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The cats were jerks and ruined the opening of the show, but here we are! On today's episode, we chat about Maddie's 30 Day Yoga Challenge coming to a close, ridiculous Andy King memes hitting the web, and an invitation to hear from you, dear friends! The new Shoutout line is ready for your messages at 307 228 4353. Thanks for stopping by! Find out more on the Our Kid's Asleep website.

Duration:00:41:41

OKA1 - Naming the podcast, Fyre Fest Docs & Oscar Reactions

2/7/2019
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This is J. and Maddie. Welcome to our living room as we get our act together and settle on a podcast name, we try to make sense of the beautiful disaster that was Fyre Fest, as seen by Hulu and Netflix. Lastly, we wrap up with initial reactions from the Oscar nods. Theme song coming soon!

Duration:00:42:59

OKA1 - Naming the podcast, Fyre Fest Docs & Oscar Reactions

1/27/2019
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Our first episode! This is J. and Maddie. Welcome to our living room as we get our act together and settle on a podcast name, we try to make sense of the beautiful disaster that was Fyre Fest, as seen by Hulu and Netflix. Lastly, we wrap up with initial reactions from the Oscar nods. Theme song coming soon! Find out more on the Our Kid's Asleep website.

Duration:00:42:59